Youth Enterprise Champion shortlisted in National Awards

Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs Awards 2019.

Once a year the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE) and SFEDI bring together key figures from the small business, enterprise and skills sector in the UK to celebrate and recognise the very best in enterprise learning and skills.

This year it will be at The House of Lords, Westminster on 3rd October.

Charles Cracknell, Youth Enterprise Manager at Hull City Council.

Charles Cracknell Youth Enterprise Manager Hull City Council has been shortlisted in these prestigious Institute of Enterprise and Enterprise Awards in the section ‘Enterprise Support Champion’.

The Enterprise Support Champion is for an individual who has worked to ensure businesses have the skills and knowledge required to start, survive and thrive. Supporting a range of businesses, as well as individuals, an Enterprise Support Champion is someone who promotes and champions business support, and is also committed to their own continual development as a business support professional.

Ross Bennett Chair of Hull & East Riding Youth Enterprise Champion said: “I am delighted that Charles has been recognised in this prestigious awards organised by IOEE. Charles’ enthusiasm, knowledge and support for enterprising young people is there for all to see, his commitment to young entrepreneurs is well known in this area, and is now getting recognised by his peers through these IOEE Awards for both his work at Hull City Council and his setting up of the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank that gives grants to young entrepreneurs.”

Charles Cracknell Youth Enterprise Manager at Hull City Council said: “I am deeply honoured to be shortlisted for this award and am looking forward to IOEE’s Award Ceremony at the House of Lords. I see this as not a nomination for myself but for all my colleagues in the area that I work with in supporting young entrepreneurs, and those involved in particular in the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank, and also the Making Changes for Careers Programme. I hope that it will help us to secure more funding and even more mentors from our business community, in particular micro business owners to be mentors for aspiring and current young entrepreneurs.”

[Hull City Council]